BOWLING GREEN — James R. Edwards, 79, of Bowling Green, formerly of Mayfield, died at 8:35 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Franklin-Simpson Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility.
Mr. Edwards was of the Baptist faith. He retired from A&P Helicopters, where he started as a helicopter mechanic and then became a helicopter inspector. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his daughter, Wanda Edwards Reed, and a grandson, Thomas Reed, both of Bowling Green.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Sue Edwards, and two brothers. His parents were Artis Lee and Hazel Allen Edwards.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield. Burial will follow in Storey’s Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the funeral home.